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The RISE Foundation’s Fifth Annual Gala, "An Evening of Change," will take place Thursday, September 28, at the FedEx Event Center, 415 Great View Circle. The attire is Fun Cocktail (neckties not required)

This year, the RISE gala is taking An Evening of Change to new heights. Get ready for an enchanted evening in Emerald City with heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, dancing to live entertainment and plenty of space for connecting with other like-minded philanthropists.  In addition to delectable dishes provided by Pink Flamingo Catering, there will also be musical entertainment from the Garry Goin Group and an exclusive online auction of some incredible finds available to the highest bidders. Sponsors who donate at the RISE Up level will be treated to a private reception and reserved seating areas during the evening.

The gala will benefit the RISE Foundation's ongoing work to improve the quality of life for low-income Memphians through transformative financial literacy programs.


An Evening of Change is presented by the following  RISE UP - Title Sponsors First Tennessee Foundation, Sedgwick CMS,  NIKE , International Paper,  and Randy Williams

Other Sponsors include:

Save Up Sponsor:  SunTrust

Goal Card Sponsors:  Orion,  International Paper (Fred Towler), Christoval Foundation

Silver Neighbors Sponsors:  Pinnacle, Dr. Mitch Godat

and many more Comon Cents and Friends of RISE sponsors 

Purchase tickets for the RISE Gala below or by contacting Althea Burchett at 901-507-6636.

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